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EGU Election Autumn 2021

The EGU Election Autumn 2021 for the next EGU Union President, General Secretary and Division Presidents will take place from 1–30 November 2021.

Call for candidates

You are kindly asked to propose a candidate to any vacancy by 15 September 2021. You are welcome and encouraged to nominate yourself. If you are nominating someone else, please get the candidate's consent. Please have the information listed in the application form as well as a photograph available when you summit the application.

Propose a candidate

The elected Union president will be inaugurated as President-Elect (Vice-President) for one year term (2022–2023) during the plenary meeting of the next EGU General Assembly 2022. The person will then serve as the Union President during two years (2023–2025) starting from the plenary meeting of the EGU General Assembly, and lastly, serve as the Past-President (Vice-President) for one more year (2025–2026).

The EGU General Secretary will be elected for two years (2022–2024). The elected candidate will be inaugurated during the plenary meeting of the EGU General Assembly 2022.

The newly elected Division Presidents (Division Presidents-elect) will serve as Deputy Division Presidents for the first year (2022–2023), then as Division Presidents for the next two years (2023–2025). The terms start and end at the Plenary meeting, which is held during the General Assembly. Division Presidents can be elected for a second term and will not serve as Deputy Presidents a second time. Instead, a Deputy Division President will be appointed at the division meeting. Re-elected Division Presidents will serve as Division Presidents for 2023–2025.

Past election results